Torture by Police, Forced Disappearance. Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The Guyanese economy exhibited moderate economic growth in recent years and is based largely on agriculture and extractive industries.
Mar 13, News 0. By Michael Jordan Dr. Mahendra Chand, the Physician at the centre of the case involving the torture of a teenage boy, will not be suspended after all.
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The file on the matter was submitted to the Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority, retired Justice Cecil Kennard yesterday morning for reviews and recommendations. Thornton of Annandale, East Coast Demerara, has said that a rank at the Sparendaam Police Station poured methylated spirits on his hands and then set them alight. The Guyana Chronicle was informed that the intention of the police officer was to induce the relatives of the young man to consider it as a form of compensation, thus persuading them from pursuing the matter in court.
Nov 26, News 0. Magistrate Priya Beharry yesterday remanded Mohanram Dolai, one of the policemen ensnared in allegations of the torture of a teenager at Leonora. The other, Narine Lall, who was absent from court was excused and will later appear to be read the charge for torturing the teenager.
The President said that there have been many legitimate complaints by members of the Police Service Commission PSC and aggrieved police officers of abuse and malpractice in the Guyana Police Force GPF and it is precisely for this reason that he has asked for the promotion of police officers to be delayed. Speaking to the media at State House, the Head-of-State explained that his primary focus is the prevention of any further damage to the security sector. He noted too, that his Government cannot and will not ignore the complaints and evidence of injustices, which may have taken place.
THE Guyana Police Force said it has opened an investigation into the allegations of torture of a Corentyne resident while he was detained at the No. The decision came after sections of the media reported on and provided images of a man, Jamal Hakim, with visible scars and lacerations about his body. The man alleged that he sustained the wounds at the aforementioned police station while being questioned in relation to larceny.
Georgetown — A teenager who had been arrested in connection with the murder of Ramenaught Bisram, a retired Region Three vice-chairman, was reportedly severely tortured by ranks attached to the Leonora Police Station. It was several days later, following media reports, that the boy was taken to hospital, SN added. The Kaieteur News KN had published a graphic photograph of the burns and since then the incident has drawn widespread condemnation.
May 06, News 0. Police brutality in Guyana has come under a renewed international spotlight with the publication of a U. Department of Justice Report deploring the widespread ill-treatment of detainees.